St. Clair College

Child and Youth Care - Accelerated

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Program Information

School:St. Clair College
Faculty:Thames Campus
Field of Study:Youth Services/Administration
Description:This post graduate program provides individuals with an opportunity to complete the three year Child and Youth Care diploma program in an intensive eleven month time frame building upon their prior learning . This combination of skills results in a dynamic, diversified graduate, prepared to work in a variety of workplace settings with diverse populations and provides practical field placement experience.

A Child and Youth Care specialist facilitates change in children, adolescents and families experiencing a wide range of social, emotional, behavioural, or learning challenges. Graduates are involved in all facets of care from assessment to intake, goal formulation, program planning and intervention. Child and Youth Care specialists facilitate change, provide support and apply a variety of evidenced based intervention strategies.
URL:Child and Youth Care - Accelerated at St. Clair College
Length:11 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,225
Careers:Social and Community Service Workers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    A University Degree in Social Sciences with at least one course in Introductory Psychology as well as Developmental Psychology or a Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Developmental Services Worker or Educational Support program. Educational Support graduates are required to take an additional bridging program offered in the summer prior to admission to this program. Please contact the Coordinator for details.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Equal Consideration Date: Fall Term: February 1 Winter Term: September 15 St. Clair College will continue to accept applications after the Equal Consideration Dates on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of available seats (oversubscribed), completed applications received at by the Equal Consideration date will receive first consideration.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on August 16, 2021